The Killing of Former President Saleh Could Worsen Yemen’s War

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by April Longley Alley The dramatic collapse of the Huthi-Saleh alliance is likely to prolong Yemen’s war and the suffering of its people. After killing former President Saleh, the Huthis, viewed by their enemies in Riyadh as Iranian proxies, are firmly… Continue Reading  

The Trump Administration Must Not Ignore Grievances in Southern Yemen

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by Giorgio Cafiero and Matthew Hedges On July 27, the Saudi-led coalition’s air defense forces shot down a ballistic missile in Taif province, which Houthi rebels fired from Northern Yemen. Despite the successful interception, the launching of this missile, which… Continue Reading  

What Does Victory in Yemen Look Like?

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by James Spencer The Saudi-led war in Yemen, which was initially supposed to have lasted only a few weeks, has now dragged on for more than two years. The fighting has reached a predictable stalemate, in roughly the same place… Continue Reading  

In Yemen, Yet Another Undeclared U.S. War

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by Rebecca Gordon The long national nightmare that was the 2016 presidential election is finally over. Now, we’re facing a worse terror: the reality of a Trump presidency. Donald Trump has already promised to nominate a segregationist attorney general, a… Continue Reading  

The International Community’s Failure in Yemen

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By Joseph Cozza This week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Riyadh amid renewed criticism of the ongoing Saudi-led military operations against the Al Saud ruler’s adversaries in Yemen and the international community’s failure to resolve the Yemeni Civil… Continue Reading